Internship opening with WSDOT:

WSDOT is seeking to fill an internship starting in summer quarter, 2017. The intern will work full time, 40 hours per week.

Compensation is $13.50/hr


  • Service motion-triggered cameras deployed at bridges and culverts on the state highway system
  • Review images and characterize wildlife detections in a master database
  • Update the WSDOT wildlife carcass removal database
  • Develop information materials related to wildlife and highways
  • Analyze wildlife data and summarize in tables and graphs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Pacific Northwest wildlife, their ecology, life history, and behavior
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions for up to 5 hours a day
  • Ability to walk over rough terrain carrying 50 lbs.
  • At least one college level statistics course
  • Capable user of computers and Microsoft Office software
  • Able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing in English
  • Possess a valid Washington State driver’s license

To Apply: Submit letter of interest and resume (by mail or email), by June 10, 2017 to:

Kelly McAllister

Washington State Department of Transportation

310 Maple Park SE

Olympia WA 98504-7331